Monthly Archives: April 2009

“Five Women” and Abundant Laughs at Lonestar

There was a surprise star in the current Lonestar College-Montgomery production of Alan Ball’s uproarious comedy, “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.” I’m not referring to the fine young cast, but rather to the stunning and sumptuous wraparound set from Scenic … Continue reading

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Masquerade’s Long Musical Journey to “Eden”

Question: Can a musical production offer too much of a good thing? Perhaps. In the case of this month’s pleasant Masquerade Theatre offering, less might well have been more. The show in question is “Children of Eden,” with music and lyrics … Continue reading

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For Young Area Stars: The Jury is Out and Broadway is In

For young thespians at the John Cooper School, April has been a fine time for their first experience with “jury duty.” An eager young cast took on the task of performing the play, “12 Angry Jurors” in the Black Box Theatre … Continue reading

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Magnificent “Magnolias” From Texas Rep

Allow me to open with what many believe to be an incredible confession. Until last weekend in the very capable hands of the Texas Repertory Theatre’s talented actresses, I had never before seen a production of “Steel Magnolias” on the stage or … Continue reading

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